Family Quotes

Ralph waldo emerson - it is commonly observed that a sudden wealth,...
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal

M. f. k. fishe - family dinners are more often than not an ordeal...
A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
Eric Pio
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued.
Helen Kelle
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius

Let... others call me a hypocrite because I fired a gun in a moment of personal peril. I shall still be for strict gun control. But as long as authorities leave this society awash in drugs and guns, I will protect my family.
Carl T. Rowan, Jr.
There is nothing like a coup de foudre and absorption in family responsibility for maturing the male and pulling his scattered wits together.
Sir V Pritchett
Pat robertson, the world almanac and book of facts, 1993 - it is about a socialist, anti - family political...
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
Mother Teresa, in her Nobel lecture
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
Alexander Pope
Look for the good, not the evil, in the conduct of members of the family.
Jewish Prove
To live so that you would not be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip, is to have lived well.
Author Unknown
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II
Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.
Ruth Nanda Anshen
The troublesome ones in a family are usually either the wits or the idiots.
George Eliot, Middlemarch
The most powerful ties are the ones to the people who gave us birth... it hardly seems to matter how many years have passed, how many betrayals there may have been, how much misery in the family We remain connected, even against our wills.
Anthony Brandt
I am years gone from my family and miles away... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.
Jerrold Mundis
Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
Charles Dudley Warne
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ? Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20
Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
Martin Mull
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
Judie Brown, President, American Life Lobby
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors.
Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775
Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow.
Elias Boudinot
The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.
Donald G. Smith
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Bertrand Russell
Love is this divine ingredient. It alone describes what can be our perfect relationship to our Heavenly Father and our family and neighbors, and the means by which we accomplish His work.
David B. Haight
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Thomas Jefferson
The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - They have preservatives.
Calvin Trillin
That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities - That sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one - Dimensional.
Laurie E. Colwin
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren Gamaliel Harding
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Charles De Talleyrand
The family is the country of the heart.
Giuseppe Mazzini
Our institutions and values are in jeopardy as the mores of the market pervade all social life in this country. Loyalty, honesty, courage, discipline, patriotism, and commitment to family are being crowded out by the goals and rules of economic rationality - - Do whatever makes the most money.
Barry Schwartz
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
Pope John Paul II
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and the state forever separate.
Ulysses S. Grant
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
George Bernard Shaw
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
Jane Howard, "Families".
Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. ... Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other.
Ivy Baker Priest